To gain entry to the programme, students must have an existing degree.
Students who have completed the Open Polytechnic of New Zealand’s Bachelor of Applied Science Environment major or obtained a similar qualification from another tertiary provider are not eligible for enrolment in the Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Management (Level 7) or the Graduate Diploma in Sustainable Management (Level 7).
Students should discuss their eligibility to enrol in the Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma with the Programme Leader.
If you don’t meet these criteria, contact us. We will then consider you individual circumstances and make a decision before approving your application.
You need to be able to read and write well in English so you can write your assignments and understand written English course materials. If you choose courses with workshops, practical and/or on-the-job assessments, you will need to speak English fluently and understand spoken English easily.
If English is not your first language, you must supply evidence of one of the following with your enrolment application:
- A minimum score of 550 in TOEFL.
- A minimum grade of 6 in IELTS (academic) with no sub-score less than 5.5.